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congressman jesse jackson, jr. prosecutors say he spent $750,000 in campaign money on himself.fu including furniture at his home in northwest washington. that's where nancy cordes is tonight. nancy? >> reporter: anthony, according to these court documents00 jackson spent more than $9,000r this on children's furniture for this house using campaign funds, and that that was one of the more mundane purchases. he has been charged with one count of conspiracy, which is punishable by up to five years in prison. prosecutors paint 47-year-old jesse jackson, jr., as a profligate spender who used campaign donations to indulge frivolous and expensive whims. $43,000 on a gold-plated men's a gol rolex watch. $5,000 on fur capes and parkas. and a long list of bruce lee and michael jackson memorabilia, including a $4,000 guitar and a $4,600 fedora. prosecutors say tens of thousands more went to pay down personal credit cards. jackson, jr., came to congress pe in 1995, the promising and personable son of a civil rights leader, the reverend jesse jackson. last summer, the congressman disappeared for a month
's fall from grace. what jesse jackson jr. admitted to federal investigators. former council member leslie johnson is out of prison. she was released after serving time. her husband is still behind bars. when the two were arrested in 2010, leslie johnson tried to hide tens of thousands of dollars in her underwear and admitted flushing a check down the toilet. she served her sentence in west virginia where martha stewart served. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. reached a plea deal with prosecutors over the misuse of campaign funds. nbc news has learned today that under this deal jackson admits using campaign contributions for his personal use, including the purchase of a $40,000 rolex watch, travel expenses for a friend and furniture for his washington home. his sentence would be decided by a federal judge and could range from probation to prison time. jackson resigned, you'll recall, from congress citing health issues. he represented his district on chicago's south side for 17 years. >>> right now, we are tracking a dangerous storm. meteorologist veronica johnson is up nex
>>> welcome back, everybody. this is our shot of the day. you're about to meet jackson marshall. there is kenny, her husband and jackson's father. that is a good baby. i went to visit them the day after jackson was born in the middle of the snowstorm, and he didn't cry once. he is a very good baby and congratulations to them. >> he was born in a blizzard. >> a blizzard baby. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. it was fun. >> tune into the after the show, show where we talk about more embarrassing things. >>> the fox alert for this sunday morning and the great clean up continues. millions of people from pennsylvania all the way through maine continuing to dig themselves out of as much as three feet of snow. a lot of people are bracing freezing temperatures this morning as they try to get back to normal, shoveling away mounds of white stuff that covers your cars, your sidewalks. look at that. your drive ways and your main roadways. good morning, everyone, and welcome to america's news headquarters on this sunday morning. i'm eric shawn. >> so much for getting your car
, thank you very much for that. >>> meanwhile, sticking with chicago now, a source close to jesse jackson jr. says the former congressman has signed a plea deal. federal prosecutors along with the fbi are investigating jackson for possible financial impr improprietor improprietors. he resigned from congress last year after taking an extended medical leave. >>> in 2013, the grammy awards are coming up. that will be tomorrow night. a new name and suddenly a grammy favorite, singer frank ocean, has racked up six nominations. ocean's album "channel orange" is nominated for album of the year. country singer taylor swift is among the favorites in the record of the year category with her song "we are never, ever getting back together." ♪ >>> police in three states now on the alert and on the lookout for an ex-cop with a grudge. >>> snow in the california mountains may make it easier for christopher dorner to allude that manhunt. he is accused of killing three people, including a police officer. officemax is celebrating our new collaboration with go daddy! with an online package including: doma
congressman jesse jackson jr. is making headlines again over his fall from grace fox news learned that jackson jr. reportedly signs a plea deal in the federal investigation of his alleged misuse of campaign funding. according to the chicago suptimes, the plea deal includes significant jail time and that will be up to a federal j. jackson has been under investigation for using campaign funds to decorate his d.c. home, buy a rolex other and things. >>> it's being called a final jeopardy fail. we're going to tell you about the tournament that has a lot of people talking. >> and earlier this week, we introduced to you the trick shot toddler. find out if he rose to the challenge when he had to shoot it on live tv. back in a moment. ♪ [ male announcer ] the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ the trucks are going farther. the 2013 ram 1500 with best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. for over 75 years people ...with geico... ohhh...sorry!. director's voice: here we go. from the top. and action for
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bernadino mountains later today. >>> and jesse jackson jr. has agreed to a plea deal over charges of misusing campaign funds. the deal includes significant jail time. jackson resigned last year, citing health issues. >>> finally, at least someone is having some fun in the snow. this video was posted online of a dog, or a person and a dog, helping his owner clear the driveway. the dog was clearly having more fun playing in the snow. >>> now, it's time for the weather and back to ginger zee up in boston. ginger? >> good morning, ron. let's get right to the other blizzard i was talking about. five states -- i'm not talking about northeast of new england. but five states out west have blizzard warnings and watches. let's look at the storm animation to see what's going to happen here. this is throughout the weekend. do expect some very heavy and blowing snows in other parts of the country. the rockies and the northern plains there. and that warm-up, i promised you. mild weather is on the way. will it all melt? not likely because we have that much snow. look at some of the numbers. you
. a source close to jesse jackson jr., to the family here, they're confirming to cnn that the former congressman has signed a plea deal with prosecutors. a law enforcement official previously told cnn the fbi and prosecutors in d.c., that they were investigating jackson for possible financial impropriety. lawyers representing jackson have not returned cnn's phone calls. the u.s. attorney's office in washington had no comment when asked earlier. >>> back to the special coverage of the blizzard and the urgent manhunt in california here in just a moment. other news developing right now. roll it. >>> actor hugh grant among those receiving phone hacking settlements today from rupert murdoch's company. news international settled 144 lawsuits, seven other cases will go to trial. lawyers said grant received, quote/unquote, substantial damages. the suit stemmed from that widespread scandal involving the hacking of celebrities and politicians and others by murdoch tabloids. >>> private e-mails and photographs belonging to not just one but two american presidents hacked and published online for
congressman blake fairenhold of texas and sheila jackson-lee. good afternoon to both of you and thanks for being with us. congressman fairenhold all buttoned up there. let me start are with you, if coy, congress. what are we expecting from a the house? another group working on this. any idea what tape it will take? >> pretty much unversal agreement in the house that the immigration system is broken. we are trying to find the right solution that everybody can live with. >> and congress woman jackson free, the biggest issue is a path to citizen high pressure and in the timing of that. how do you think it should go in any house version of immigration reform legislation that comes out? >> john, i think we should reflect on our history. if we look at the words of lincoln at the gettysburg address he talked about liberty and the creation of opportunities in democracy and that is all immigrants want. over a decade i have been engaged in the whole issue of comprehensive immigration reform on the immigration subcommittee on judiciary and now the border are security committee. we have to overcom
sight. a funnel cloud on the move, about 100 miles south of jackson. according to the national weather service, this tornado was believed to have reached three quarters of a mile in diameter. hattiesburg took the brunt of a series of twister on sunday causing phil bryant to declare a stated of emergency. victor what is it like there this morning? >> reporter: i'm on the west end of hattiesburg on the campus of the university of southern mississippi. look at this building. this building is more than 100 years old. see the top corner? that's the desk of the alumni director. this is some of the more dramatic damage on the campus. there are about a half dozen -- we know that when this came through, it caused injuries around the area. we've been told the latest numbers from the emergency management here up to 60 injuries reported to local hospitals. only ten of those were severe enough to be transported to those hospitals. no major injuries, no deaths. we sue immediately after this storm the videos pop up on youtube. the storm described as being three quarters of a mile wide ripping through
: hold on, are we talking-- oh, it's multiple choice. >> rick: multiple choice, michael jackson, a, bohn jovi b, and sir george c. >> mike: he wouldn't put him in if he wasn't the winner, i'll go with c. >> alisyn: i'll go michael jackson, the classic. >> tucker: i'm going with bon jovi. >> rick: perfect, it's c. sir george sulty. 31 wins. >> alisyn: what did he do? >> chicago symphony orchestra. >> alisyn: oh, trick question. >> rick: pop music. number two, who is the biggest winner for a female, if a, alis alis alis alisyn kraus, b, whitney houston, or c-- >> c. >> alisyn: c. >> mike: i'm going with a, alisyn krause. >> rick: 27 grammies. >> tucker: who is alisyn. >> rick: a blue grass singerment be good at not a lot of people. the biggest loser, what artist holds the records most grammy nominations without actually winning one. number one, brian mcknight, two, katy perry, or three, murray tina mcbride. >> mike: katie has bent around long. >> tucker: on the principle that the people you don't know i'm going with a. >> mike: brian mcknight has been around. >> tucker: mr. jerrick has it.
in the capital of bogota. >>> former illins congressman jesse jackson jr. signed a plea deal with prosecutors. the son of the well-known civil rights leader was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of the detail are unknown. according to local reports out of chicago, he could still face prison time. >>> and at a white house ceremony next friday, president obama will honor the six teachers and staff killed in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting massacre. with the second highest civilian honor, the citizens medal. >>> a big announcement by aol. they have announced increases in their revenues in the fourth quarter. so why is that sfwhig well, it's the first overall growth in eight years for aol. they say an increase in ad sales is responsible for that uptick. >>> the massive manhunt for a suspected triple killer is resuming. california police are now searching for rogue ex-cop christopher dorner. they warn that he is extremely dangerous. a live report is coming up. hi. hi. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for
illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. signed a plea deal with federal prosecutors. the son of the well-known civil rights leader was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. jackson resigned from congress last year after taking an extended medical leave. >>> well, your favorite singers are getting ready for the biggest night in music, the 55th grammy awards. it is the hottest night for fashion as well. we're taking you to los angeles. >>> if you're one of merely a half million people who have had your identity stolen, well, you know how hard it is to get your life back. good news, the irs is vowing to help you and it's a serious problem but it's getting a lot of laughs in the movie "identity theft." >> you missed your court date in florida three days ago. >> i've never even been to florida. >> the criminal who stole your identity. >> boy, he's -- is that a woman? >> andy bigelow, patterson. >> well, the irs says that the number of people who reported having their social security number stolen shot up to more than 80% last year. victims normally have to wait more than six months
that we're just getting hit and hit and hit. >> reporter: for some, like lisa jackson buying ice and gasoline for her generator it was a lesson learned the hard way. >> i was prepared for three, four days, not for a month. >> reporter: but in the rockaways, getting provisions isn't easy. only a few gas stations are open and the one big supermarket, still closed. >> my brother called me this morning and said -- what's next? pestolence? >> reporter: the expectation tonight, diane is for a lot of snow, high winds, flooding and very likely power outages. people here will remain here in their homes tonight hunkered down and ready for the worst that mother nature has for this community. >> all right, ron, thank you. >>> and from the beginning of this storm beginning to form, sam champion has been tracking the power of the storm as it moved up the coast. so sam, what's ahead tonight? >> reporter: well, good evening, diane. we still got slushy snow on the roads of new york city, but everything's right on schedule. we're watching this injection of cold wintry air get into the moisture of
for the former congressman jesse jackson jr. lisa sylvester is monitoring that and some of the other top stories in "the situation room" right now. what's going on with this front? >> sources close to jesse jackson jr.'s family tell cnn he has signed a plea deal. he was being investigated and significant prison time. lawyers representing jackson have not returned phone calls from cnn. the pakistani teen activist shot in the head by the taliban is out of the hospital. this is surgery of her after doctors repaired two operations to repair her skull and hearing. the 15-year-old will continue her rehabilitation at the family's temporary home in england. taliban shot her in the head for speaking out in favor of girl's education. >>> and in other news, boeing is warning customers, their deliveries of 787 dreamliners may be delayed as an investigation continues into problems with the jet's batteries. european carriers and norwegian air say they were told not to expect their fleet on time. the dream liner was grounded for three weeks following problems with battery fires. >>> take a look at this. a high
about 34 inches on the ground. scott jackson, thank you very much for joining us on the telephone this morning. >> take care. >>> now out to the west coast, he was once one of the lapd's own. now christopher dorner is the focus of an intense police manhunt, the former cop accused of killing three people and wounding two others and it's feared he plans to strike again. nick valencia is in los angeles. bring us up to speed. where are things as far as the search that's going on in big bear lake? >> reporter: that search is focused about 100 miles east of here, two hours east of downtown los angeles. that search was scaled back last night because of unfavorable weather. they're dealing with somebody, chris torner, who has survivalist training, but dealing with tough, winter weather conditions. there are helicopters that could fly but they can't fly in this really, really tough conditions there. but they're expected to resume their search in just over an hour here, as soon as the sun comes up, as soon as we see daybreak. right now that operation is scaled back. martin? >> you know, you
that population in say jackson, mississippi, or sioux falls, south dakota, or little rock, arkansas, or fargo, north dakota, you have a completely different experience. if you live in the community, you'll have protesters at your home and office. your friends and neighbors will get flyers calling you a murderer. you might employee an armed security guard. you take a different route to work every day. you might not even feel comfortable living in the community where you work. you might fly in from out of state and then fly back home when you're done each week. you might have to use an assumed name while you're in town. and if you don't, you can expect to be followed to your hotel by people who want to stop you from doing your work. openly providing abortion where every one has access to it is bordering on impossible in the united states. the one remaining clinic in the entire state of mississippi, which is served by doctors who fly in each week to serve the patients there, is poised to be shut down by anti-abortion politicians who control state government. they have been very straightforward t
it up wrong. >>> jesse jackson jr. signed a plea deal with prosecutors. he was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of that deal are unknown but according to local reports in chicago he could still face time in prison. >>> at number four, michelle obama will attend today's funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, chicago honor student banned down a week after performing at the president obama's inauguration. pendleton had no gang affiliation and was likely not the intended target. we'll have a report from that funeral later on this morning. >>> and then number five takes us back to the northeast and that blizzard. drivers in at least three states are banned from the roads, the governor called for a halt of all normal traffic same for rhode island and connecticut. only emergency vehicles can enter now on most highways. the blizzard's biggest effect power outages throughout the northeast, more than 650,000 homes and businesses without power. more than half of those are in the state of massachusetts. you're looking at a neighborhood in providence where power was g
let you get out of here. i do want to ask you about jesse jackson, jr., over the misuse of campaign funds. what's next for jesse jackson, jr.? >> well, the next step would be to have the announcement from the justice department with some more specifics. my colleagues at "the sun-times" have reported that the deal may not include a deal over what kind of prison time to serve and he thought he might have done better with the judge. the next step was to find out the details and exactly what he pled to. we also need to know if his wife now former alderman sandy jackson will get caught up with some kind of charges pressed against her because she served as his campaign manager and drew a salary from his campaign fund and is suspending from that fund that is at issue here. >> lynn sweet, chicago sun sometimes and we'll check in with you later. in fact, jim, i want to ask you about that cover in particular. it would be the republican savior cover. we'll talk about that in just a few minutes here. >> and you're welcome for the plug. >>> coming up, as if "time" magazine needs it, right? you'v
. several of his followers received shorter sentences. >>> number four, jesse jackson, he signed a plea deal. but he was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of that deal are unknown. but according to local reports out of chicago, he could still face prison time. >>> and then finally, michelle obama will attend today's funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, a chicago honor student and band majorette gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. police told our affiliates that pendleton had no gang affiliation and not likely the intended target. we'll have reports coming up later on this morning. >>> and then in phoenix, the murder trial of jodi arias took a dramatic turn this week. arias took the stand and admitted to killing her ex-boyfriend travis alexander. she described how she stabbed him 27 times, shot him in the face and slit his throat from ear to ear in self-defense. >> did you kill travis alexander on june 4th, 2008? >> yes, i did. >> why? >> the simple answer is that he attacked me and i defended myself. >> arias will be back on the
there. >> reporter: and patience is important according to mayor scott jackson. he says digging out from 40 inches of snow will take weeks. >> we have 240 miles worth of road and right now, about 50% of them are impassable. >> reporter: the city has called in extra crews to operate payloaders that scoop up the snow. most major highways have been cleared and you find people in neighborhoods doing their part. >> my friend lives down the street. his street isn't plowed, i owe him a couple, that's about it. >> reporter: that's what peter curtis is counting on. >> as far as i'm concerned, okay, i hope to get plowed out or get some boy scouts to come and shovel me out today. >> reporter: neighbors helping neighbors to get life in hamden back to normal. so the bottom line, still a lot of snow out here, a good place for a snowball fight. we're seeing temperatures above freezing, that's great. less black ice on the road. bad news, though, john, more snow in the forecast to add to all the snow that they are trying to get rid of. >> george howell in hamden, connecticut. i'm not getting in a snowbal
but remains a vocal leader in the team. kai jackson sat down with brigance to talk about incredible journey. >> afters a -- it was a magical moment when the ravens won super bowl xlvii february 3rd in new orleans. >> it's for oj. >> members of the team are quick to credit oj brigance. he played with ray lewis in 2001 when the ravens won their first lombardi trophy after beating the giants in super bowl 35. on friday the babe ruth foundation honored oj and shanda brigance for their community service award in their effort to fight als. >> i'm humbled when people say i'm an inspiration. my belief is that the fight in my heart is available to everybody. >> years after the super bowl a diagnosis of als sidelined the former linebacker from doing things most of us take for granite. he's confined to a wheelchair and uses a computer to speak. >> i believe despite my diagnosis i will walk again. >> oj's wife shanda and that job gives him purpose and the inspiration. even president obama congratulated brigance after the super bowl. >> i saw that wonderful story on sports center about oj brigance. >>
jackson has offered himself as far as trying to negotiate, but this person has already killed. the damage has been done. his plan has been set into motion. he knows that he does not want to live through this thing, so he's been successful in that, just by itself. i would advise the police, yes, try to negotiate, you want to preserve life, but i think the lapd knows that at this point they're going to have to take him down. >> he's not likely going to survive this alive, yeah. >> i don't think so. >> thank you very much, appreciate it. >>> the other story we're covering, the weather. the governs of connecticut, rhode island, massachusetts declaring states of emergency ahead of this huge blizzard that is heading their way. we're going to take a look at some pictures that folks are sharing, social media sites up next. 50 schwab bank was built with all the value and convenience tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 investors want. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like no atm fees, worldwide. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit checks with mobile deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and m
and adviser to jesse jackson. he declared, "i did not run on the basis of race, but i will not run away from it." >> seven years later, ron brown was on a trade mission in croatia when he and 34 other people were killed in a plane crash. >>> today, president obama's looking forward to his state of the union address scheduled for thursday nig tuesday night, but this day in 2007, then senator obama went to springfield, illinois, to make an announcement. >> i stand before you today to announce my candidacy for president of the united states of america. >> reporter: at the state house where abraham lincoln called on a divided nation to unite, obama pledged to bridge a political divide, offering himself as part of a new generation that can build a more hopeful america. >> let's be the generation that makes future generations proud of what we did here. >> thank you. >> reporter: facing a field of political veterans, he played his newcomer status as an asset. >> i know that i haven't spent a lot of time learning the ways of washington. but i've been there long enough to know that the ways of washin
of jackson. an observer shot these pictures. look at that. a large funnel cloud moving. multiple buildings around the town are damaged. at least a dozen of people are injured. university of southern mississippi campus was hit. describe for us how bad it was and how bad it is. we can see a little bit behind you of some of that damage. >> reporter: i'll describe for you how bad it was as you take a look at how bad this building is. first, this is the ogletreehouse on the campus of university of southern mississippi. it started out 100 years ago as the home of the president of the college. now it's the alumni association's homes. you see piles of bricks here, and some parts of this building still intact. chairs, tables, degrees hanging on the walls. to talk about how bad it was, when it came through early sunday evening, it's described as being 3/4 of a mile wide just charging through this town. we've spoken with the cops here touring this area. a few miles away, there's the oak grove high school. there's damage there. this stayed in town and on the ground for some time. as it relates to inju
"millionaire" question of the day. michael jackson's autobiography "moonwalk" was edited and featured a forward by which of these celebrities? stay tuned for that answer when we come back. welcome back. the answer to the "millionaire" question of the day is jacqueline kennedy. well, we are almost out of time, so instead of starting a new game, we're gonna give one of our audience members a shot at winning $1,000. and today's lucky audience member is... anton spivak from new york, new york. >> hello! meredith: hi. how are you? nice to meet you. here's your mic. >> thank you, meredith. meredith: well, you're a happy guy, anton? >> ha ha! meredith: tell us a little bit about you. >> my name is anton spivak. meredith: spivak. i'm sorry. i said... >> i'm an actor and writer in new york city, and i'm planning to go back to school next spring and complete a master's degree, possibly a ph.d in mathematics. meredith: wow. interesting. now, you said you're an actor and a writer. would i have seen you in anything? >> well, i--one of my most recent gigs has been in a series of 1-act plays about cannibalism
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